Thursday, September 15, 2022

Sinéad OʼConnor: "Nothing Compares"

The new documentary feature "Nothing Compare", directed by Kathryn Ferguson, charts pop singer Sinéad OʼConnorʼs rise to worldwide fame and examines how she used her voice at the height of her stardom, before her iconoclastic personality led to her exile from the pop mainstream, streaming September 30, 2022 on Showtime:

"...focusing on O'Connor's prophetic words and deeds from 1987 to 1993, the film presents an authoritative, richly cinematic portrait of this fearless trailblazer through a contemporary feminist lens. The archive-led documentary features era-defining music videos and concert performances alongside previously unseen footage from this period. The film is underpinned by a new interview with O'Connor herself, in which she reflects on events in her own words from a present-day perspective. Intimate first-hand contributor interviews add to the tapestry with additional insights from contemporary artists, musicians and social commentators introducing broader themes of Irish history, politics and global activism, all the while reflecting on O'Connor's artistry, impact and legacy..."

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